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Kay  Darrell Greany
Kay Darrell Greany

September 29, 1937 - January 7, 2021
Born in Marshalltown, IA
Resided in Urbandale, IA
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K. Darrell Greany, 83, of Urbandale, passed away on Thursday, January 7, 2021, at Bickford Cottage in Urbandale.

He was born September 29, 1937, in Marshalltown, IA, son of Sidney and Gladys (Penticott) Greany. He received his education in Orange Township School where he graduated in 1955. He then moved to San Francisco and attended court reporting school and after graduation work in San Francisco and Fresno, CA.

He returned to Iowa in 1972 when he began working as a Court Reporter for Polk County. In the early 1980’s he went to work as a Court Reporter in District 5 with a judge, retiring in 1999.
He married Marcia Goll in April of 1979 and they resided in Urbandale.

During his retirement years, Kay volunteered to mow at the Masonic Cemetery until two years ago. He and Marcia enjoyed traveling to Mexico and spent several winters in south Texas and the Yuma, AZ areas.

Kay joined the Emerald Lodge # 334 in Grundy Center in 1975 and later transferred to the Capital Lodge # 110 in Des Moines where he served as Master.

He joined the Des Moines Consistory (32 Degree) on November 15, 1975. Kay was honored with the Knight Commander Court of Honour on October 19, 1987, and then further honored with the 33 Degree Inspector General Honorary on December 4, 1999. He was an active ritualist in the 20, 30 31 (Degree Master) and 32 Degree. He was a tremendous supporter of the renovations and preservation of the Des Moines Consistory Building and served as Des Moines Consistory as Master of Kakosh in 1997.

He is survived by his wife Marcia of Urbandale.

A Visitation will be held beginning at 6:00 p.m. Wednesday, January 13, 2021, at the Iles Westover Chapel followed by Masonic Rites at 7:30 p.m. Burial will be in the Rose Hill Cemetery in Grundy Center.

A memorial fund has been established and may be directed to the family.

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Memorial Gathering
Westover Funeral Home
6337 Hickman Road
Des Moines, IA US 50322
Wednesday, January 13, 2021
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Masonic Rites
Westover Funeral Home
6337 Hickman Road
Des Moines, IA US 50322
Wednesday, January 13, 2021
7:30 PM